'It represents difficult stories': survivors of clergy abuse ahead of George Pell's funeral

Victim-survivors of child sexual abuse by Catholic clergy gathered outside St Mary's Cathedral as the coffin of Cardinal George Pell returned to the Sydney church on Wednesday ahead of his funeral on Thursday. Since Monday, survivors and their supporters have been tying ribbons to the fence of the cathedral in memory of those victims who could not be there in person. Clergy abuse survivor Paul Auchettl has been leading a group tying ribbons to the church gates to represent the voices of those 'who are gone, who are suffering, who have been harmed' by child sexual abuse, he said.